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Derek Luke Joins Paula Patton In David Talbert’s Rom-Com 'Baggage Claim'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 7:58 PM
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Angela Bassett Joins Antoine Fuqua's 'Olympus Has Fallen' ('Die Hard' In The White House)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 7:50 PM
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Angela Bassett has signed up to join Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart in Antoine Fuqua's actioner Olympus Has Fallen.

Omari Hardwick Hosts Aspire's Show Premiere of 'ABFF Independent' On 6/27 at 8PM ET

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 25, 2012 5:59 PM
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ArtMattan Productions Acquires Kadhy Sylla's 'The Silent Monologue' (On The Lives Of Maids In Senegal)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 4:57 PM
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ArtMattan Productions is pleased to announce the acquisition of Khady Syllla's The Silent Monologue/Le Monologue de la Muette, co-directed with Charlie Van Damme, a 45-minute visual and poetic analysis of the life of maids in Senegal reminiscent of Ousmane Sembene's classic Black Girl.

Chris Chalk Joins Steve McQueen’s '12 Years A Slave'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 3:54 PM
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Chris Chalk has signed onto join the cast of Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave.

Los Angeles Film Festival 2012 Winners ('Four,' 'All Is Well,' 'The Chair' Take Top Honors)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 12:30 PM
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New In UK Theaters This Week: Noel Clarke's Sci-Fi Horror 'Storage 24'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 12:00 PM
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It would be nice to have info on "black films" opening each week in theaters all over the world; but I don't readily have access to that info. If anything, I rely on readers to let us know about films opening in their cities that we haven't written about, since it's nearly impossible to keep track of it all.

New In USA Theaters This Week: 'Beast Of The Southern Wild' & 'Madea's Witness Protection'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2012 11:30 AM
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Gee, I dunno... it's a tough choice between those 2 films. Hmmm... I'm so torn. Maybe you guys can help me out?

Gems Of The African Diaspora International Film Festival Screening Series Starting 6/29

  • By Courtney
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  • June 24, 2012 12:50 PM
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The details drom the press release below:

Michael K. Williams To Play Rebellious Slave in Steve McQueen's '12 Years A Slave'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 24, 2012 8:47 AM
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